Suicidal Ideation? Well, it’s nothing but your thoughts of committing suicide. Some of you may have lost someone to suicide or some of you may have suicidal thoughts or some of you may have even attempted committing suicide. Suicidal ideation is one of the serious problems society, as a whole, faces. Actually speaking, it comes out of the lack of awareness about who you are . Suicidal ideation is the result of your misperception .
Your misperception is what actually makes you think about suicide or consider, or plan suicide. The range of suicidal ideation varies from passive thoughts, to extensive thoughts, to detailed planning . You have active suicidal ideation especially when you bear the thoughts of suicide or self harm, and have developed a plan to carry it out.
What Suicidal ideation is
Actually speaking, suicidal ideation is not a mental illness in itself, but a serious potential consequence of a treatable mental disorder that includes your depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and even eating disorders. It’s the situation, where you think that your life is not worth living. It appears that people bearing suicidal ideation are likely to express that passively even though they have active planning going on inside.
The expressions like “I wish I were dead”, " I think I have nothing to live for " or "I feel like going away from this World, should be taken into consideration pretty seriously. You know what? When you have even a whole hearted smile or a positive word at a person, that can change a person’s mood, sometimes the whole life. A positive word, you utter, however small it is, is so powerful.
Why you have it: Suicidal ideation is actually a health care problem. The Depression you have, can make you feel great emotional pain and loss of hope, making you unable to see another way to relieve the pain ****other than ending your own life. If you have Traumatic stress it’s the another causative factor. When you have had some traumatic experience like childhood sexual abuse, rape, physical abuse, or war trauma there is chance for you to have suicidal tendencies, even many years after the trauma. Your Addiction to drugs and alcohol can also influence the way you feel. It can make you more impulsive and likely to act upon your suicidal urges than when you are sober.
Loss or Fear of loss, serious Financial problems, Hopelessness, your Chronic pain or Illness with no hope of a cure from suffering, your Belief that your life Is a burden to others, and your Social isolation when you lose your friend, or spouse or your Break up or Separation, or Divorce, Physical or Mental illness, Social Anxiety due to retirement.